Family at Moody Gardens

SpongeBob SubPants Adventure

Experience it now at the Discovery Pyramid!

Moody Gardens Golf Course: Play Now!

Spend the day on the green with our all-inclusive package! More Info

Aquarium Pyramid

Journey to New Depths in the
$37 Million transformed Aquarium Pyramid

At the Discovery Museum

Get ready to explore with Dora and Diego at the Discovery Museum in the new exhibit Dora and  Diego—Let’s Explore!

Giant River Otter Encounter

See our Otter friends UP-CLOSE,

More info here!

4D Special FX Theater

¡Vámonos!  ¡Al rescate!  Catch that Robot Butterfly!


Enjoy Moody Gardens all year long with an Individual, Family or Seasonal Membership. Your membership includes unlimited admission to most Moody Gardens attractions and other fantastic benefits. It pays for itself in just two visits!

TRY IT AND BUY IT: Visited us recently? You have 30 days to apply your admission ticket purchase toward a membership in person or by phone at 409-683-4200.

Why Should I Become a Member? Of course you'll enjoy the experiences and benefits, but your membership also helps to support conservation efforts. As a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Moody Gardens works with other AZA partners to ensure the long-term survival of captive wildlife.


CLICK HERE for renewal information, member events and full benefits. 

Family at Moody Gardens
Friends of Galveston receives check from Moody Gardens

On May 12, Rick Becker, president of Friends of Galveston Island State Park, was presented with a $401.00 check for the organization. The donation was a result of a member screening of National Parks Adventure 3D at Moody Gardens. The film commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the National Parks service. 

Galveston Tourism Council receives check from Moody Gardens

Membership Coordinator, Cat Signo, and Assistant Membership Coordinator, Crystal Hernandez, present donation check to Julie Ann Brown, Executive Director of Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council for East End Lagoon Nature Park & Preserve in the amount of $1743.06. 

 Annual Memberships

Family Membership:  $475
(Up to 5 people)

Individual Membership:  $140
(1 person)


Memberships offer a full year of unlimited admission to most Moody Gardens attractions, special member events, discounts and much more. They can be purchased upon your arrival.

Questions or Assistance: Please contact

Please note: Restrictions may apply for special events, exhibits, attractions or films. If purchased online, please allow up to 24 hours for membership to go into effect.

Seasonal Membership

Family at Palm Beach at Moody Gardens

$65 Per Person

Enjoy unlimited admission to Palm Beach and Bands on the Sand. Palm Beach is open weekend only starting May 18, including Memorial Day and is open daily June 1 - August 18. It is open weekends only Aug. 24 - Labor Day on Sept. 2.

CLICK HERE for more info about Palm Beach


  • Unlimited admission to Palm Beach
  • Bands On The Sands
  • One Festival of Lights Admission (Will be mailed to you by the end of the Palm Beach Season)
  • Receive Discounts for the following:
    • Zipline/Ropes Course (Discount applied when season membership is active)
    • Cabana Rentals (Subject to availability. Reservations are not allowed)
    • Palm Beach Concession (Excludes alcohol)
  • Receive $1.00 off Adult/Child Admission for each attraction for the Passholder (Excludes Special Events/Attractions)
  • Members bringing guests receive $2.00 off Adult Admission into Palm Beach

*Please note: Restrictions may apply for special events, exhibits, attractions or films. If purchased online, please allow up to 24 hours for membership to go into effect.

April Member Events

April 20 Member Event: Get Crafty with Orchids and Explore the Rainforest!

Time: 9-11 a.m. (Check in at 8:30 a.m.) *Note: Please be prompt. Late arrivals will not be able to participate. Check-in Location: Visitor’s Center  
Cost: $15 ($5 goes towards conservation efforts) RSVP: By Apr. 17. Please call 409-683-4326 or 409-683-4257. This event is limited to the first 20 people.  
Details: Paint a watercolor orchid before participating in a special tour of the Rainforest Pyramid with Moody Gardens’ own Master Gardener Donita Brannon. 

April 20: Enjoy Breakfast with a Bunny!

Time: 9 and 10:30 a.m.
Location: Garden Restaurant 
Cost: $25 Adults, $15/kids 5-12. Kids 3 & under free with adult purchase
Details: A fantastic buffet includes scrambled eggs, bacon, home-fried potatoes and more. Enjoy a souvenir photo, train ride and costume character meet and greet.
Reservations are required. Call 409-683-4238.  

April 27: Have Breakfast with a Penguin  

Time: 9-11 a.m. (Check in at 8:30 a.m.) *Participants must arrive on time.
Check-in Location: Aquarium Pyramid   
Cost: $15 ($5 goes towards penguin conservation efforts)
RSVP: By Apr. 24. Please call 409-683-4326 or 409-683-4287. Event is limited to the first 40 people.
Details: Celebrate World Penguin Day with a continental breakfast and seeing a penguin up close during a 30-mnute Meet & Greet with one of Moody Gardens’ Humboldt penguins. This event also includes a photo opportunity.  

 Annual Member Benefits

UNLIMITED Admission into the following attractions:

  • MG 3D Theater*
  • 4D Special FX Theater
  • Rainforest Pyramid
  • Aquarium Pyramid
  • Discovery Pyramid*
  • Ropes Course
  • SpongeBob SubPants Adventure
  • Colonel Paddlewheel Boat
  • Palm Beach (Seasonal)
  • ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures
  • Festival of Lights

*Special Attractions, Events or Featured Films may not be included in the membership

Discounts on the following:

  • Birthday parties and camps
  • Members guest on single attraction tickets, Day Passes (Not valid with other coupons, discounts or special attractions or events)
  • Public and Private Animal Encounters (Giant River Otter and Penguins)
  • 20% off in Moody Gardens Gift Shops
  • Moody Gardens Hotel Spa
  • Colonel Paddlewheel Boat Dinner Cruise
  • Cabana rentals (No reservations allowed. Subject to availability)
  • Concessions, restaurants (excludes alcohol and Shearn's Seafood and Prime Steaks)
  • Moody Gardens Hotel best available rate (excludes 3rd party booking, subject to availability)
  • Special pre-viewing of new films and exhibits 
  • Member-only monthly events
  • Zip Line admission